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46 Bobcats Recognized as Heart Scholar-Athletes

PERU - A total of 707 student-athletes have been recognized for their academic achievements by being named Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) Scholar-Athletes for the 2017-18 academic season. Out of the 707, 46 were from Peru State which matches the most the Bobcats have had honored since joining the Heart. The 13 reporting institutions…

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Adams has interim tag removed, named Peru State running backs coach

PERU - The Peru State College football team announced Thursday morning they have removed the interim tag on Jake Adams and named him a new assistant coach. Adams spent last season as an interim running backs coach, replacing Derek Derr who accepted a coaching job in Poland. Adams will continue to coach the running backs.…

Coach Calls Tyler Levy "One of the Straws that Stirs the Drink"

NEBRASKA CITY - A car accident and a baseball to the eye hasn't kept Tyler Levy out of the Nebraska City Legion Baseball lineup very long this season. The Nebraska City High School senior to-be was involved in a car accident in early June, but only missed a week with sore shoulders. He took a…

Hickman Scores 12 Unanswered to Win Area Junior Tournament

AUBURN - The Hickman Junior Legion Baseball team tallied 12 unanswered runs to defeat Auburn, 12-4, Tuesday evening in the Area B1 Tournament Championship at Tushla Field in Auburn. Cade Baker's single in the bottom of the fourth scored two runs and Hickman completed a four-run comeback. Grant Papenhagen gave them the lead for good…

Peru State College Tags Wayne Albury as School's Athletic Director

PERU - Peru State College removed the interim tag on Wayne Albury and made him the school's new athletic director. Albury, who returned to coach the Bobcats' baseball team in 2016, is the school's all-time leader in wins with 700. He takes over for Kirk Kelley, who was hired in January, but left the position in…

Peru State Announces 2018 Tailgating Options

PERU - Peru State has announced its tailgating options and procedures for the upcoming 2018 football season. In addition, athletic ticket prices and the availability to purchase season tickets are being continued for the benefit of the Bobcat fans. New Bobcat athletic director Wayne Albury stated, "Tailgating is a great tradition of college athletics and another great…

Auburn must defeat Hickman twice Tuesday to claim Area Tournament Title

AUBURN - Brody Darnell and Hayden Hall combined for a six-inning shutout and the Auburn Junior Legion Baseball team eliminated Syracuse from the Area B1 Tournament Monday evening, 13-0. Darnell and Hall held Post 100 to just three hits. Darnell earned the victory with four strikeouts at Tushla Field in Auburn. Auburn clinched the win…

Auburn Stays Alive in Junior Legion Baseball Area Tournament on Lavigne'...

AUBURN - The Falls City Junior Legion Baseball team watched their game with Auburn slip away early and see their season come to an end Sunday. The Blue Storm lost in five innings, 17-1, in the consolation bracket of the Area B1 Tournament. Singles by Brandon Lavigne and Josh Lambert, and a home run from…

Outdoor notes: Bighorn sheep lottery applications; Director's Cup archer...

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will accept applications for a 2018 bighorn sheep lottery permit through Aug. 3. Only Nebraska residents are eligible. The permit will be drawn Aug. 16. A $29 nonrefundable application fee must accompany each application. Apply at a Nebraska Game and Parks office at outdoornebraska.org. The 2018…

Beatrice Exmark Impressive In Come From Behind Win

The Beatrice Exmark Sr's dug deep and notched a big 7 to 5 come from behind win against a very good Auburn Sr. Legion Squad on Sunday Playing from behind for much of the day, Beatrice Exmark got a solid pitching outing from Peyton Murphy and Chase Waltemath. Griffen Vater provided a key 2 RBI…

Kade Bredemeier, Falls City ends Nebraska City's season at Area Juniors ...

AUBURN - Kade Bredemeier doubled and later scored on a stolen base in the first inning and the Falls City Junior Legion Baseball team never looked back, eliminated Nebraska City from the Area B1 Tournament Saturday, 6-2. The Blue Storm added four runs in the fourth inning on singles from Stephen Acton and Kyle Black.…